Political Choreographies, Decolonial Theories, Trans Bodies
This book opens a discussion on bodies, gender, and decolonial horizons, subjects that are increasingly becoming a political front in the search for justice. It offers an in-depth look at the positions and current developments in decolonial theory, Black Marxism, trans* studies, and contemporary performance research and practice. The focus is on decolonial theory and trans* bodies, bringing forth a discussion of otherness shaped by race, class, and trans*. What kind of body, movement, and politics can be conceived to attack the neoliberal current with its accelerated digital changes and seemingly dispersed, but in reality hyper-flexible, bureaucratic controls?
Marina Gržinić works as Principal Research Associate at the Institute of Philosophy of the Research Centre of the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts. She has been a Professor at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna since 2003, and is in charge of the Studio for Post-Conceptual Art Practices at the Institute of Fine Arts.
Jovita Pristovšek is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna. She is a participant in the FWF-PEEK project “Conviviality as Potentiality: From Amnesia and Pandemic towards a Convivial Epistemology” (AR 679, 2021–2025) and the Citizen Science research project “Citizens’ Memories and Imaginaries: Democratic Citizenship” (FWF TCS 119, 2022–2023).
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